Having received a patent for process improvement in the manufacture of powder inhalation formulations (both mono and combination) to alleviate Asthma & COPD, N.P. Kannangara and M.S. Hettiarachchi of Emergen Life Sciences were awarded Silver medals at the coveted presidential awards for innovation in the year 2016 under the category of Medicine.
Upon a vigorous process of evaluation, the Sri Lankan presidential award-winning innovation of the duo N.P. Kannangara and M.S. Hettiarachchi was selected to represent Sri Lanka at the “Salon International Des Inventions,” international patent exhibition and competition held in Geneva Switzerland in April 2016. They were awarded a Silver Medal under the category of Medicine.